Indonesia's First All-Trans Girlband: AMUBA
VICE meets with AMUBA, Indonesia's first all-trans girlband, and learns about their struggle to build a music career in a country where the LGBTQ community is so maligned.
Pride and Prejudice: LGBTQ Rights in Asia's Newest Nation Timor-Leste
VICE travels to Asia's youngest nation of Timor-Leste to march at its annual Pride parade and learn about the LGBTQ community's Pride—and fight—to come out in a deeply religious place. ©Clementino Amaral.
Madame X Memories: The Rise and Fall of Indonesia's Queer Cinema
VICE talks to experts to trace the rise and fall of Indonesia's queer cinema since the start of the Reformasi era and imagines what the future looks like for LGBTQ representation on screen.
THIS IS HOW YOU TAKE DOWN A DRACONIAN LAW
This Is How You Take Down A Draconian Law
The reading down of Section 377 of the IPC, on 6th September 2018, was the victorious culmination of many decades of unwavering effort. We take a walk down memory lane to learn about some of the the socio-cultural shifts that helped the struggle.